Over the past few weeks, The Atlantic has been host to a public debate between Charles C. Mann and Amory B. Lovins about the future of oil and renewable energy and whether we'll see a decline in petroleum use any time soon.
It's time to end this destructive practice, and Appalachian residents descended upon Washington, D.C., this week to demand action.
As we wait for President Obama and the State Department to make a decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, talk seems to have shifted away from why the pipeline should be rejected to what should be done in the event the project is approved.
In a speech in Toronto, he also says “There’s no such thing as ethical oil,” he said. “There’s only dirty oil and dirtier oil.”
"Vice President Joe Biden told a South Carolina environmental activist Friday that he opposes a controversial oil pipeline from Canada, but said he is "in the minority" inside the Obama administration."
Some technical breakthroughs are great because they push back the limits of what we can do, bringing us to new summits, while other are great because they allow us to do more with what we already have.
Josh Fox says President Obama's support for natural gas shocked him, but Brad Plumer shows how the issue of gas exports and production has much to do with maintaining trade relationships.
Obama's climate record has been "a runaway success", writes Jonathan Chait. David Roberts doesn't disagree, but puts the claim in context.
Leaving some fossil fuels in the ground is the oft-overlooked option in debates over energy policy. "Unburned carbon" is new buzz word and important choice in energy debate.
Josh Fox had a good answer to the question of whether natural gas is a necessary evil.
“Three years ago, we thought wind and solar would be cheap as chips, and they’ve even gone below that.”
It has been more than a month since the Exxon Mobil tar sands oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas and residents and investigators are still waiting for answers to basic questions about the disaster.
We're headed for historic milestones in solar power production. These will change the face of human civilization.
Josh Fox is on Andrew Sullivan's Ask Me Anything series this week. In his first video he talks about how he became interested in the natural gas industry and how his first film came about.
An independent study co-published by the Faulkner County Citizens Advisory Group and Global Community Monitor found a chemical soup in the aftermath of the Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline oil spill.